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Ecological aspects of kin discriminating behavior with implications of functional value

D. Grant Hokit

Ecological aspects of kin discriminating behavior with implications of functional value

by D. Grant Hokit

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tadpoles -- Behavior.,
  • Kin recognition in animals.

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    Statementby D. Grant Hokit.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 leaves, bound. :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15389978M

    A. They are a passive influence on children's adaptation to their environment. B. They are an aggressive influence on children's environmental exposure. C. They inhibit a child's response to environmental stimulation. D. They have a limited effect on a child's personality and response to the environment. Behavior Management Models Chapter Objectives After studying this chapter, you should be able to academic programming are key aspects in the prevention of and reaction to problem behavior and by making value judgments about their behavior and its consequences.

    Abstract. Violence is not a single kind of activity, but rather a socially defined category of activities that share some common features. This article presents a social perspective on violence that calls attention to the meanings of violence and to other social factors that promote and support or, alternatively, oppose and restrict violence. This textbook helped to define the field of Behavioural Ecology. In this fourth edition the text has been completely revised, with new chapters and many new illustrations and full colour photographs. The theme, once again, is the influence of natural selection on behaviour an animals struggle to survive and reproduce by exploiting and competing for resources, avoiding .

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Ecological aspects of kin discriminating behavior with implications of functional value by D. Grant Hokit Download PDF EPUB FB2

All four factors interacted to influence tadpole dispersion. My results suggest that kinship is an important factor in aggregation behavior dependent upon ecological conditions.

Kin-biased predator defense mechanisms have been proposed as a possible functional explanation for kin discrimination in anuran : D. Grant Hokit. AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF.

Grant Hokit for the degree of. Doctor of Philosophy. Zoology presented on Aug Title: Ecological Aspects of Kin Discriminating Behavior With. Implications of Functional Value. Abstract approved: Andrew R.

Blaustein. To assess the context dependence of kin discriminating. behavior. If you are seriously studying animal behavior or behavioral ecology (there is a slight difference), this book is a must.

Rightly so, it focuses on the ecological and evolutionary aspects of behavior, but there are a few chapters on the proximate cause of behavior as well/5(3).

Few studies analyzed the theory. Caceres () related the notion of functional status with King's Theory of Goal Attainment and showed how the. Kin recognition (KR) is the ability to identify or distinguish kin from nonkin, and it is thought to be an important driving force in the evolution of social and sexual behaviour.

Here, we provide an introduction to KR, including an overview of the main debates, the underlying mechanisms and evolutionary by: Kin discrimination within honey bee (Apis mellrfera) colonies: An analysis of the evidence. Behavioral Processes, 33, 25–40 CrossRef Google Scholar Brown, J.

().Cited by: 8. An Ecological Dynamics Approach to Skill Acquisition: Implications for Development of Talent in Sport Keith Davids 1,2 *, Duarte Araújo 3, Luis Vilar 3,4, Ian Rensha w 1 and Ross Pinder 1, 5.

This paper mainly focuses on the social and economic consequences of illiteracy in India. THE CONCEPT OF ILLITERAC- Inthe acquisition of a broad range of skills was officially recognized as a fundamental aspect of human rights and personal fulfilment. These skills include reading, writing and numeracy (UNESCO, ).

The quality of education also may be relevant to health, but it is more difficult to assess accurately. An extensive literature has linked education to health outcomes, including mortality, morbidity, health behaviors, and functional by: 6.

Ecological theorists such as Bronfenbrenner () point to the importance of the settings and circumstances in which students live for understanding children’s behavior and establish- ing productive programs and policies to promote the development of children and youth. The results indicated that: (1) culture, social networks, history, racism, socioeconomic disadvantage, and the psychological distress associated with some of these factors interact to affect health behaviour in a complex manner; (2) the desire to retain cultural identity and distinctiveness may have both positive and negative influence on health risk behaviour; (3) strong social connections Cited by: 7.

Prejudice and Discrimination Prejudice and discrimination have been prevalent throughout human history. Prejudice has to do with the inflexible and irrational attitudes and opinions held by members of one group about another, while discrimination refers to behaviors directed against another group.

Ecological Psychology: Concepts and Methods for Studying the Environment of Human Behavior Roger Garlock Barker Stanford University Press, - Psychology - pages. The journal publishes original research and discussion concerning the evolutionary ecology of organisms. These may include papers addressing evolutionary aspects of population ecology, organismal interactions and coevolution, behaviour, life histories, communication, morphology, host-parasite interactions and disease ecology, as well as ecological aspects of genetic.

Behavioral ecology, also spelled behavioural ecology, is the study of the evolutionary basis for animal behavior due to ecological pressures. Behavioral ecology emerged from ethology after Niko Tinbergen outlined four questions to address when studying animal behaviors that are the proximate causes, ontogeny, survival value, and phylogeny of behavior.

If an organism has a. The association between obesity and socioeconomic factors illustrates the value of a population perspective and the need to consider the multiple determinants of health in addressing population health improvement. The key to the value of such reports is providing accurate details of what was done and the behavior observed.

In the area of behavior analysis, often only one or a few individual animals are studied even in experiments (Saudargas and Drummer, ), and thus accurate small scale studies can be extremely by: Deviance is any behavior that violates social norms, and is usually of sufficient severity to warrant disapproval from the majority of society.

Deviance can be criminal or non‐criminal. The sociological discipline that deals with crime (behavior that violates laws) is criminology (also known as criminal justice).

Today, Americans consider such activities as alcoholism. Kin biases in social behavior are common and much evidence indicates that kin selection has been important in primate evolution. Cooperation among nonkin is also common; much of this apparently is mutualism, in which cooperating individuals obtain immediate net benefits from their actions.

The book is written for a non-expert audience. Summarize understandings of the family as presented by functional, conflict, and social interactionist theories.

Sociological views on today’s families generally fall into the functional, conflict, and social interactionist approaches introduced earlier in this book. Let’s review these views, which are summarized in Table “Theory.

Behavioural Ecology provides a fascinating insight into the evolutionary and ecological processes that underpin animal behaviour. and social foraging and sex-ratio games, as well as hormones and behavior, gives the book a truly contemporary .Ecology (from Greek: οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is a branch of biology concerning interactions among organisms and their biophysical environment, which includes both biotic and abiotic components.

Topics of interest include the biodiversity, distribution, biomass, and populations of organisms, as well as cooperation and competition within and between .Functional theorists cite all these aspects of school socialization, but conflict theorists instead emphasize that schools in the United States also impart a hidden curriculum by socializing children to accept the cultural values of the society in which the schools are found.

To be more specific, children learn primarily positive things about.